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Dec. 24, 2014: Waste Heat Regenerates Ammonia Battery to Produce Electricity

Researchers Want to Utilize Waste Heat to Produce More Power

An efficient method to harvest low-grade waste heat as electricity may be possible using reversible ammonia batteries, according to Penn State engineers.


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Supercomputer That Uses Waste Heat to Warm Its Building Wins R&D 100 Award

HP Supercomputer at NREL Garners Top Honor

A supercomputer created by Hewlett-Packard (HP) and the U.S Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that uses warm water to cool its servers, and then re-uses that water to heat its building, has been honored as one of the top technological innovations of the year by R&D Magazine.


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June 9, 2014: Researchers Find New Way to Harness Waste Heat

Thermogalvanic Effect Has Potential to Efficiently Turn Low-Grade Heat to Electricity

Huge amounts of excess heat are generated by industrial processes and power plants; researchers have long sought ways to harness this wasted energy. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University have now found a new alternative for low-temperature waste-heat conversion into electricity.


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Jan. 9, 2013: New Waste Heat Recovery Technology Improves Generator Efficiency

Cool Energy has announced the successful demonstration of a new system for converting waste heat into electricity. According to the company, this new waste heat recovery technology can significantly boost the efficiency of diesel generators, reducing fossil fuel use by 10 percent.


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Electricity Produced by Refrigerant?

Honeywell has announced that a refrigerant it markets as Genetron 245fa is helping to produce energy-efficient electricity at an aquatic complex in Lausanne, Switzerland.


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Sept. 30, 2011: Heat is Power Act is Re-introduced in the House of Representatives

Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) led a bipartisan effort including Reps. Ron Paul (R-Texas), Jay Inslee (D-Wash.), and Shelly Berkley (D-Nev.) in re-introducing the Heat is Power Act, H.R. 2812.


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